TV News LIES

Friday, Dec 02nd

Last update08:17:37 AM GMT

You are here News Health Long Covid is keeping millions out of work – and worsening labor shortage in the US

Long Covid is keeping millions out of work – and worsening labor shortage in the US

E-mail Print PDF
Long Covid-19 is keeping millions out of work

We’ve all seen the headlines about labor shortages, worker attrition, or – as many mainstream media outlets refer to it – “the Great Resignation”.

It’s true: since 2020, a record number of people have quit their jobs. The trend is ongoing, and some argue quitting is contagious. But, there’s another contagion that’s probably causing people to leave the workforce in droves.

Since 2020, there have been more than 95m recorded US Covid-19 cases, 1 million deaths and ongoing reports of Covid-induced chronic illness and disability, known as long Covid. A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that long Covid affects one in five people infected with Sars-CoV-2. A recent Brookings Institution analysis found that as many as 2 to 4 million people may be out of work as a result. With more than 11m US jobs vacant, it’s plausible that up to one-third of current labor shortages are due to long Covid.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Nearly 9 in 10 covid deaths are Covid deaths skew older, reviving questions about ‘acceptable loss’ in people 65 or older

NYC Covid march President Biden may have declared the coronavirus pandemic “over,” but from John Felton’s view as the...

Battle against RSV in schools recalls COVID-19 fight

RSV in schools Schools are preparing for another winter marked by mass sickness, as the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)...

Conservative states are blocking trans medical care. Families are fleeing.

Red states refuse health care for transCarrie Jackson and her family of three fondly remember their home in Denton, Texas. They had moved...

Deadly Bird Flu Outbreak Is The Worst In U.S. History

Turkeys in danger of bird flu An ongoing outbreak of a deadly strain of bird flu has now killed more birds than...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!